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Problems
for June 2019

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Hand One - East deals, NS vul, Matchpoints. You are South.
 
images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) A9873
images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) J73
images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) A6
images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) KQ2

 
West North East South
    pass 1images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes)
3images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) dbl pass ?

 

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Hand Two - South deals, nil vul, Matchpoints. You are South.
 
images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) AQ4
images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) ---
images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) AKQ975
images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) T984

 
West North East South
      1images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes)
pass 1images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) pass ?

  
 

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Hand Three - South deals, nil vul, Matchpoints. You are South.
 
images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) A76
images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) A73
images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) AJ64
images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) A75

 
West North East South
      1NT
3images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) dbl pass ?

      Partner's double is for takeout.     
 

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Hand Four - North deals, both vul, IMPs. You are South.
 
images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) 654
images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) AQT
images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) 973
images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) QJ92

 
West North East South
  1images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) 1images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) ?

1images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) shows 4+ diamonds. We open 1images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) with 4-4 minors, and 1images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) with five clubs and four diamonds. 
 

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Hand Five - West deals, NS vul, Butler Pairs. You are South.
 
images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) T
images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) T72
images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) KQJT987
images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) T2
 
West North East South
1images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) 1images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) 1images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) ?

2images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) is not forcing.
3images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) is a fit-showing jump (invite or better).
Double then 3images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) is forcing.      
 

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